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Covid-19: India reports 53,246 new cases, the lowest in 88 days | India News


NEW DELHI: India reported 53,256 new daily Covid cases on Monday, the lowest in 88 days, bringing the country’s total count to 29,935,221, according to data updated by the Union Ministry of Health at 9 a.m. This is the fourteenth day in a row that daily new cases are below 1 lakh. Yesterday, the country reported 58,419 new cases.

In the last 24 hours, 1,422 more people died from Covid, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 3,881.35.

With 78,190 patients recovered during the last 24 hours, daily recoveries have exceeded the number of daily cases for the 39th consecutive day. The number of active cases in the country has been further reduced to 7,02,887.

The daily positivity rate stands at 3.83%, less than 5% for 14 consecutive days. A total of 39,24,07,782 samples were analyzed until June 20. Of these, 13,88,699 samples were analyzed yesterday, according to the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR).

More than 28 crore doses of vaccine have been administered since the start of the vaccination campaign in January this year.

Times of India